Motivated by the vision of a world where women and their children are free to excercise their human rights, the Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE) is committed to teaching women to become socially, economically and politically empowered.

WEAVE was founded in 1990 with the intent to empower indigenous women and support their needs and basic human rights.

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Launching of WEAVE’s Fair Trade Shop in Mae Hong Son

Mae Hong Son, Thailand – The WEAVE (Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment) Fair Trade Co. Ltd has successfully launched and unveiled its Fair Trade ... Continue Reading →

WEAVE A Thread of Hope

“WEAVE’s economic empowerment work is complex yet absolutely essential in addressing the economic disempowerment of refugee and disadvantaged women and their communities through Fair Trade” ... Continue Reading →


WEAVE Fair Trade Shop launching in Mae Hong Son

By: Mitos Urgel, Executive Director Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment’s (WEAVE) focus on women’s economic empowerment stems from the fact that accessing fair and ... Continue Reading →

Beyond your fair-trade table runner

The area where I spent most of my life used to be extremely important for the textile industry, and my parents work in a shop ... Continue Reading →